Register online beginning February 27 at 9:30 am.

All registered programs have a fee of $5 per child. A child's spot in the program is not guaranteed until the payment has been made. Space is limited.

All programs with (*) are drop-in and free of charge.

e2 Young Engineers Demo

Young Engineer's Brick Challenge Demo Class helps children 6-12 years of age build a solid foundation in science, technology, engineering and math while learning and having fun building motorized LEGO® models. 

Saturday, March 14 (Main Library)

1:00 pm-2:15 pm 

Clued into Forensic Science with Scientists in School

Become a forensic scientist, collecting and examining crime scene clues. Analyze a ransom note by ink chromatography and handwriting. Take finger and shoe prints, comparing them to the crime scene. Run chemical analyses on mysterious powders and discover how to analyze fibre and soil samples. Brought to you by the experts at Scientists in School. Ages 10-12

Monday, March 16 (Main Library)

1:45 pm-4:00 pm

            OR

5:45 pm - 8:00 pm

             OR

Wednesday, March 18   10:00 am - 12:15 pm (Sherwood Library)

The Planet Digs Bugs with Scientists in School

They may be tiny, but more insects inhabit the planet than people. Get an up close look at these fascinating creatures by examining a praying mantis and a variety of dragonflies and butterflies. Ages 5-7

Tuesday, March 17 (Main Library)

10:30 am - 11:30 am 

Snap Circuits*

Snap Circuits are a fun, fast and easy way for anyone to learn the basics of building electronics with plastic modules that snap together. Curious kids are invited to create electronic circuits that really work. Kids will snap together components to build projects such as a musical doorbell, police siren, digital voice recorder, and FM radio. Ages 8-12.

Tuesday, March 17   1:30 pm -2:30 pm (Main Library)

                          OR

Thursday, March 19   10:00 am - 11:30 am (Main Library)

                          OR

Friday, March 20   10:00 am - 11:30 am (Sherwood Library)

 

The Planet Loves Birds with Scientists in School

Learn about your favourite feathered friends. Go on a scavenger hunt to find food for the birds. Examine real bird nests and learn how they call out to their friends. Create a bird feeder so you can enjoy observing who comes to eat. Ages 5-7. 

Wednesday, March 18 (Main Library)

10:30 am - 11:30 am 

              OR

Thursday, March 19 (Sherwood Library)

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 

The Glow Show with Mad Science

Turn out the lights and explore the awesome world of glow-in-the-dark technology and things that glow bright in the night! Ages 6-12.

Tuesday, March 17 (Beaty Branch)

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

           OR

Wednesday, March 18 (Main Library)

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Super Sticky Stuff with Mad Science

Stick it to the walls, and push the power of tape to the limits in this adhesive class on things that cling! Ages 7-12. 

Thursday, March 19 (Main Library)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

            OR

Thursday, March 19 (Sherwood Library)

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Kitchen Chemistry for Curious Kids with Scientists in School

As a food scientist, investigate what yeast needs to grow and how to blow up a balloon by mixing a solid with a liquid. Challenge your powers of observation while making a surprise drink and make a mystery substance that could be both a liquid and a solid. Ages 7-9. 

Monday, March 16 (Sherwood Library)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

           OR

Thursday, March 19 (Beaty Branch)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

           OR

Friday, March 20 (Main Library)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Cubelets*

Get creative with Cubelets, magnetic robot blocks that snap together in hundreds of different ways. Build a robot that responds to light, sound, temperature and movement. Add LEGO bricks to build the ultimate robot! Ages 6 & up. 

Tuesday, March 17 (Sherwood Library)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

             OR

Wednesday, March 18 (Sherwood Library)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Makey Makey* 

Join us to recreate the cover art of your favourite book (or design something totally new!) and then use Makey Makey circuits to bring your art to life. Ages 8-12. 

Tuesday, March 17 (Beaty Branch)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

           OR

Thursday, March 19 (Beaty Branch)

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Adventures with Bones with Scientists in School

Join this ecological adventure and dissect an owl pellet. Delve into the diet and digestion of an owl as you discover what and how they eat. Use magnifiers to sort and identify bones and assemble a rodent skeleton. Examine and compare a variety of mammalian skulls to identify herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. Ages 9-12.

Wednesday, March 18 (Beaty Branch)

2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Green Storytime*

Drop-in* for children 3-5 years of age and a caregiver.
We are celebrating one St. Patrick's Day with a green-themed storytime!
Join us for a half hour of stories, activities, and songs, and finish up with a fun craft!

Tuesday, March 17 (Sherwood Library)

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Baby Shark Storytime*

Drop-in* for children 3-5 years of age and a caregiver.
We are celebrating one of our favourite storytime-songs ever: Baby Shark!
Join us for a half hour of stories, activities, and songs, and finish up with a fun craft!

Friday, March 20 (Beaty Branch)

10:30 am - 11:15 am